Celebrities Attend The Los Angeles Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks - March 8, 2011

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76ers legend, Julius “Dr J” Irving was taken to the hospital Friday night during the Sixers game vs the Detroit Pistons.

The reason for the hospital evaluation nor the name of the hospital have not been released. He was expected to be released Friday night/Saturday morning.

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“Erving was taken out of a suite at the Wells Fargo Center in a wheelchair, according to people attending tonight’s match-up between the Sixers and the Detroit Pistons. Before the game began, Erving rang the ceremonial opening bell during the pre-game activities to commemorate his iconic dunk over the Lakers’ Michael Cooper 35 years ago.”

We will keep you updated with any more info and keep the Doc in your prayers!

Update: Message from Mr. Erving’s Management Team: Mr. Erving has been released from the hospital after a comprehensive medical evaluation. He’s expected to make a full recovery and sincerely thanks all of his friends and fans for their well wishes and prayers.

Source: NBC 10


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